What Are Activities of Daily Living?
Activities of daily living (ADL's) are all the tasks we want and need to do everyday. Learn more about ADL's here.
Tooth Brushing Routine
Incorporating visual supports into everyday activities can help children with motor planning, routines, activities of daily living, and communication. Check out our tooth brushing visual here.
Bean Garden Sensory Bin
Sensory bins are a great hands-on tool for children to learn about the world through their senses. Learn how to make this simple spring sensory bin here.
What Is Pediatric Occupational Therapy?
An occupational therapist’s role is to help an individual maintain, regain, or improve their independence and participation in everyday life. But what does this mean when we are working with children since they do not have jobs? Learn more about pediatric occupational therapy here.
What is Sensory Integration?
Sensory integration is the brain's ability to organize, interpret, and create an appropriate response from the information we get from our eight sensory systems.
What is Pediatric Occupational Therapy?
Pediatric occupational therapists can promote and support development of motor coordination, socialization, emotions, self-care, and problem solving.
Activities to Target Visual Processing at Home
Visual processing skills are what our brain uses to understand the world around us. It is also known as visual perception. Check out some fun activities to target visual processing here.
Stay Warm and Keep Moving! 5 Simple Ways to Provide Sensory Input When Stuck Inside
Sometimes the weather is too harsh to head outside, but there are many simple activities to provide proprioceptive input (also known as ‘heavy work’) to help kids feel organized, regulated, and ready for the day. Check out some of our favorite indoor activities here.
Tactile play is important for children to help build strong connections between our bodies and the world around us through the use of touch. Tactile play is a great tool to support the development of fine motor skills with your child in a fun and playful way. Check out this handout for some simple tactile sensory bins to try at home.
Outdoor Winter ‘Heavy Work’ Activities for Your Kids
The cold winter months can make it difficult for many of our kids to get the input their body needs throughout the day. Sometimes it is too cold to go outside, or when we can, we don’t know what to do. Check out these fun outdoor winter activities that can provide PROPTIOCEPTIVE INPUT to help your kids feel more organized, regulated, and ready to take on the rest of the day.